Nursery Sales Associate

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Start Date: Mid March  Compensation: commensurate with experience

Become a vital part of a team who loves to get the job done right!

You take pride in everything you do and so do we. Join Atlantic Nurseries’ dedicated team and grow with us in a cooperative environment where your ideas and skills are valued.

Atlantic Nurseries of Dix Hills, New York is a leading wholesale nursery and grower. We are known for our broad selection of unusual plant material and for providing exceptional quality, service & knowledge to discerning professionals. As both a grower and a wholesaler, our operation is quite diverse. Our customer base includes landscape designers and contractors, public parks and botanical gardens and retail garden centers from the New York tri-state area.

Atlantic Nurseries’ Sales Associates provide outstanding customer assistance to ensure the success of our customers. Full and part-time positions are available.


  • Assist customers with plant selection (hands on assistance at our nursery). Process orders via phone or email. Assemble orders for pick up. Finalize sales through POS system.
  • Use your knowledge of plants and horticultural practices and products to provide outstanding, consistent and proactive customer assistance.
  • Perform a broad range of tasks/projects such as plant care and maintenance, signage, receiving, inventory and general nursery duties. Responsibilities are diverse and vary depending on the season.


  • Moderate to extensive knowledge of plants (annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees & native plants of the Northeast) and horticultural practices & products
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the nursery/retail garden center/landscape industry or in a related field
  • Associates degree in Horticulture or similar field is desirable, but not essential
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. POS systems experience a plus
  • Excellent customer service & communication skills
  • Team player who proactively supports all coworkers
  • Ability to work well independently with a keen attention to detail
  • Enjoy working outdoors in diverse weather conditions
  • Able to perform all physical activities associated with nursery sales or production, including lifting 30 lbs

Additional Information

Part-time and Full-time positions are available
Hours fluctuate based on the season
Please forward your resume and cover letter to

Contact Information

Atlantic Nurseries, Inc. - Dix Hills, NY
Contact Name: Katherine Biene Schaefer
Phone: 631-586-6237